Communication as a Service
In today’s as-a-Service world, things like email or calendars are part of the infrastructure. Regardless of the interface to the user, other services and applications must be able to access this data in a standardized and reliable way.
For Kopano Groupware we provide a RestAPI whose properties are based on Microsoft Graph. For the connection of other services, this means that the integration of one service already includes a large part of the connection to the other service. We see this interoperability and the resulting interchangeability as an important contribution to digital sovereignty.
Based on standard technology
Kopano Groupware is the only open source MAPI server worldwide. MAPI, the Messaging API, describes the data model that also underlies Microsoft’s e-mail and calendar services. It enables even complex multi-dimensionally linked elements such as invitations to recurring appointments with exceptions to be stored without errors.
Beyond the data storage, Kopano Groupware uses existing and proven Linux services.These are for example MTAs like Postfix, MariaBD/MySQL databases, Docker, Kubernetes, …